The table below looks at the statistics for Electronic Trading skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Electronic Trading (eTrading)
Rank 263 242 188
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -54
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 163 206 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.76% 0.88% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.09% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 173 227
Median daily rate £625 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £750 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Electronic Trading
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18003 18905 18975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.32% 81.16% 81.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13176 13429 13454
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 241 233
Median hourly rate £21.64 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.82% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £56.20 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Electronic Trading as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Electronic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Histogram in London

Electronic Trading
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading across the London region.

Electronic Trading Hourly Rate Trend in London

Electronic Trading
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronic Trading within the London region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +13 22 £630 +5.00% 20
Docklands, London +9 3 £650 -
Electronic Trading
England

Electronic Trading
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Electronic Trading.

1 241 (56.71%) Front Office
2 227 (53.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 182 (42.82%) C#
4 155 (36.47%) Low Latency
5 154 (36.24%) Multithreading
6 149 (35.06%) Java
7 147 (34.59%) Banking
8 139 (32.71%) Finance
9 128 (30.12%) C++
10 118 (27.76%) Analytical Skills
11 113 (26.59%) Fixed Income
12 111 (26.12%) Linux
13 106 (24.94%) WPF
14 104 (24.47%) Unix
15 103 (24.24%) Investment Banking
16 99 (23.29%) SQL
17 85 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
18 71 (16.71%) .NET
19 70 (16.47%) Risk Management
20 69 (16.24%) Python
21 68 (16.00%) ION Trading
22 67 (15.76%) Equities
23 65 (15.29%) TIBCO
24 61 (14.35%) Oracle
25 60 (14.12%) SQL Server
26 57 (13.41%) Rendezvous
27 54 (12.71%) Agile Software Development
28 53 (12.47%) Algorithmic Trading
29 47 (11.06%) Market Making
30 46 (10.82%) MVVM

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (2.35%) Confluence
2 7 (1.65%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.24%) Apache
4 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.24%) GemFire
4 1 (0.24%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (0.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 41 (9.65%) ION MarketView
2 38 (8.94%) RMDS
3 2 (0.47%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.24%) Eikon
4 1 (0.24%) Global One
4 1 (0.24%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.35%) Firewall
1 27 (6.35%) TCP/IP
2 16 (3.76%) Multicast
3 6 (1.41%) VPN
4 4 (0.94%) Wireshark
5 3 (0.71%) BGP
5 3 (0.71%) SAN
5 3 (0.71%) SSL
6 2 (0.47%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (0.47%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.47%) LDAP
6 2 (0.47%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.47%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.24%) DHCP
7 1 (0.24%) FTP
7 1 (0.24%) LAN
7 1 (0.24%) NGN
7 1 (0.24%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (0.24%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.65%) Relational Database
3 18 (4.24%) RDBMS
4 5 (1.18%) KDB
5 4 (0.94%) OLAP
6 3 (0.71%) DB2
7 2 (0.47%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.47%) Tick Data
8 1 (0.24%) HSQLDB
8 1 (0.24%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (6.59%) NUnit
1 28 (6.59%) Visual Studio
2 24 (5.65%) Git (software)
3 21 (4.94%) Jenkins
3 21 (4.94%) TeamCity
4 16 (3.76%) JIRA
4 16 (3.76%) Subversion
5 10 (2.35%) Maven
6 9 (2.12%) Selenium
7 7 (1.65%) JUnit
8 6 (1.41%) Ant
8 6 (1.41%) Gradle
8 6 (1.41%) Hudson
8 6 (1.41%) Vagrant
9 5 (1.18%) Artifactory
9 5 (1.18%) Grunt
9 5 (1.18%) Mockito
10 4 (0.94%) Mocha
10 4 (0.94%) MSBuild
10 4 (0.94%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 241 (56.71%) Front Office
2 147 (34.59%) Banking
3 139 (32.71%) Finance
4 103 (24.24%) Investment Banking
5 28 (6.59%) Back Office
6 6 (1.41%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.47%) French Language
9 1 (0.24%) Retail
9 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 242 (56.94%) Developer
2 102 (24.00%) C# Developer
3 82 (19.29%) Java Developer
4 77 (18.12%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 63 (14.82%) C++ Developer
6 58 (13.65%) Analyst
7 38 (8.94%) Front Office Developer
8 37 (8.71%) C# Developer - Electronic Trading
9 35 (8.24%) Applications Support
10 31 (7.29%) WPF Developer
11 30 (7.06%) C# WPF Developer
12 29 (6.82%) Business Analyst
13 24 (5.65%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
14 23 (5.41%) Support Analyst
15 20 (4.71%) .NET Developer
15 20 (4.71%) C# .NET Developer
15 20 (4.71%) C++/C# Developer
15 20 (4.71%) Electronic Trading Support
15 20 (4.71%) Software Engineer
16 19 (4.47%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (24.94%) WPF
2 85 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
3 71 (16.71%) .NET
4 57 (13.41%) Rendezvous
5 45 (10.59%) WinForms
6 23 (5.41%) HTML
7 21 (4.94%) Reactive Extensions
8 18 (4.24%) Middleware
8 18 (4.24%) XML
9 17 (4.00%) .NET Framework
9 17 (4.00%) HTML5
10 16 (3.76%) STL
11 15 (3.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 11 (2.59%) AngularJS
13 8 (1.88%) CSS
13 8 (1.88%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (1.88%) Ultra Messaging
14 7 (1.65%) Spring
14 7 (1.65%) XSD
14 7 (1.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 227 (53.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 118 (27.76%) Analytical Skills
3 113 (26.59%) Fixed Income
4 67 (15.76%) Equities
5 33 (7.76%) User Experience
6 27 (6.35%) Derivative
7 23 (5.41%) Computer Science
8 18 (4.24%) N-Tier
9 11 (2.59%) Algorithms
9 11 (2.59%) Mathematics
10 10 (2.35%) Data Structures
11 9 (2.12%) Fintech
12 8 (1.88%) Equity Derivative
12 8 (1.88%) Hedge funds
13 6 (1.41%) SWIFT
14 5 (1.18%) Data Centre
14 5 (1.18%) Eurex
14 5 (1.18%) Virtual Team
15 4 (0.94%) Inversion of Control
15 4 (0.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 111 (26.12%) Linux
2 104 (24.47%) Unix
3 31 (7.29%) Windows
4 15 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (3.06%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.88%) Solaris
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.24%) CentOS
8 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (36.47%) Low Latency
2 154 (36.24%) Multithreading
3 70 (16.47%) Risk Management
4 54 (12.71%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (12.47%) Algorithmic Trading
6 47 (11.06%) Market Making
7 46 (10.82%) MVVM
8 43 (10.12%) OO
9 41 (9.65%) SDLC
10 35 (8.24%) E-Commerce
11 31 (7.29%) Performance Optimisation
12 29 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (6.59%) TDD
14 27 (6.35%) OOD
15 25 (5.88%) Migration
16 24 (5.65%) DevOps
16 24 (5.65%) Software Engineering
17 21 (4.94%) Project Management
17 21 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
18 20 (4.71%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 182 (42.82%) C#
2 149 (35.06%) Java
3 128 (30.12%) C++
4 99 (23.29%) SQL
5 69 (16.24%) Python
6 34 (8.00%) Perl
7 21 (4.94%) XAML
8 20 (4.71%) JavaScript
9 16 (3.76%) Shell Script
10 10 (2.35%) Ruby
11 9 (2.12%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.88%) VBA
13 6 (1.41%) PHP
14 5 (1.18%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.18%) C
15 4 (0.94%) VB
16 2 (0.47%) Scala
17 1 (0.24%) Apex Code
17 1 (0.24%) Clojure
17 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (5.18%) Degree
2 8 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.47%) PhD
3 2 (0.47%) RHCE
4 1 (0.24%) CCIE
4 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.24%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.18%) QA
2 12 (2.82%) MiFID
3 2 (0.47%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.47%) EMIR
4 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.41%) Docker
2 2 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.47%) NFS
2 2 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (3.76%) ITRS Geneos
1 16 (3.76%) Puppet
2 8 (1.88%) Ansible
3 7 (1.65%) Nagios
4 6 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.94%) Icinga
5 4 (0.94%) logstash
6 3 (0.71%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.47%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.47%) yum
8 1 (0.24%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 68 (16.00%) ION Trading
2 65 (15.29%) TIBCO
3 61 (14.35%) Oracle
4 37 (8.71%) Microsoft
5 35 (8.24%) Reuters
6 15 (3.53%) Red Hat
6 15 (3.53%) Splunk
7 12 (2.82%) Sybase
8 11 (2.59%) Fidessa
9 10 (2.35%) Atlassian
9 10 (2.35%) Syncfusion
10 8 (1.88%) Informatica
11 6 (1.41%) Calypso
11 6 (1.41%) Currenex
11 6 (1.41%) DevExpress
11 6 (1.41%) Murex
11 6 (1.41%) ServiceNow
11 6 (1.41%) Solace
11 6 (1.41%) Trayport
12 5 (1.18%) Bloomberg
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